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Here's how the 2022 Kia Seltos and the 2022 Volkswagen Taos measure up.
LX IVT AWD
$22,590
Starting MSRP
$23,495
Starting MSRP

Overview

Door
4-door 4-door -
Seats
5 5 -
Engine

146.0-hp, 2.0-liter, 4 Cylinder Engine(Gasoline Fuel)

158.0-hp, 1.5-liter, 4 Cylinder Engine(Gasoline Fuel)

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Combined MPG
29 31 -
Size
172" length, 63.6" height 175.8" length, 64.4" height -
Drivetrain
All Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive -

Exterior color

Exterior color

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Interior color

Interior color

Sabre Black

Dk / Lt Slate Gray

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Transmissions

Transmissions

CVT Transmission

A/T

Transmission w/Dual Shift Mode

8-Speed A/T

A/T

Transmission w/Dual Shift Mode

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Vehicle

EPA Classification
Small SUV 4WD Small SUV 2WD -

Wheels

Front Wheel Size
17 X 7 in 17 X 7 in -
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum -
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum -
Rear Wheel Size
17 X 7 in 17 X 7 in -
Spare Wheel Material
Steel Steel -
Spare Wheel Size
Compact in Compact in -

Electrical

Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
N/A N/A -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
120 N/A -

Engine

SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
146 @ 6200 158 @ 5500 -
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
132 @ 4500 184 @ 1750 -
Engine Type
Regular Unleaded I-4 Intercooled Turbo Regular Unleaded I-4 -
Displacement
2.0 L/122 1.5 L/91 -

Mileage

Cruising Range - City
356.40 mi 369.60 mi -
EPA MPG Equivalent - Hwy
N/A N/A -
EPA MPG Equivalent - Combined
N/A N/A -
EPA MPG Equivalent - City
N/A N/A -
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City
27 MPG 28 MPG -
Estimated Battery Range
N/A N/A -
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy
31 MPG 36 MPG -
Cruising Range - Hwy
409.20 mi 475.20 mi -
Fuel Economy Est-Combined
29 MPG 31 MPG -

Suspension

Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
Strut Strut -
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
Multi-Link Torsion Beam -
Suspension Type - Rear
Multi-Link Torsion Beam -
Suspension Type - Front
Strut Strut -

Brakes

Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes -
Brake Type
4-Wheel Disc 4-Wheel Disc -
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes -
Brake ABS System (Second Line)
N/A N/A -
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel 4-Wheel -
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness
12 in 12.3 in -
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
N/A N/A -
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness
11.2 in 10.7 in -

Fuel Tank

Aux Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx
N/A N/A -
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx
13.2 gal 13.2 gal -

Steering

Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
N/A N/A -
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb
34.8 ft 37.6 ft -
Steering Type
Rack-Pinion Rack-Pinion -
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall
N/A N/A -
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
N/A N/A -

Tires

Rear Tire Size
P215/55HR17 P215/55HR17 -
Front Tire Size
P215/55HR17 P215/55HR17 -
Spare Tire Size
Compact Compact -

Trailering

Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt.
N/A N/A -
Maximum Trailering Capacity
N/A N/A -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt.
N/A N/A -
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt.
N/A N/A -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt.
N/A N/A -

Weight Information

Maximum Payload Capacity
N/A N/A -
Base Curb Weight
2948 lbs 3175 lbs -
Curb Weight - Rear
N/A N/A -
Curb Weight
N/A N/A -
Total Option Weight
0.00 lbs 0.00 lbs -
Curb Weight - Front
N/A N/A -

Dimensions

Width, Max w/o mirrors
70.9 in 72.5 in -
Liftover Height
N/A N/A -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1
N/A N/A -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 3
N/A N/A -
Front Shoulder Room
55.5 in 56.5 in -
Second Hip Room
52.8 in N/A -
Front Head Room
40 in 40.7 in -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2
N/A N/A -
Cargo Volume to Seat 2
26.6 ft³ 27.9 ft³ -
Front Hip Room
53.5 in N/A -
Second Leg Room
38 in 37.9 in -
Wheelbase
103.5 in 105.9 in -
Height, Overall
63.6 in 64.4 in -
Second Shoulder Room
54.7 in 55.2 in -
Cargo Area Width @ Beltline
N/A N/A -
Front Leg Room
41.4 in 40.1 in -
Passenger Volume
99.6 ft³ 99.5 ft³ -
Min Ground Clearance
7.3 in 6.4 in -
Second Head Room
38.4 in 39.8 in -
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings
N/A N/A -
Cargo Box (Area) Height
N/A N/A -
Track Width, Rear
62.4 in 60.5 in -
Cargo Volume to Seat 3
26.6 ft³ 27.9 ft³ -
Track Width, Front
62 in 61.9 in -
Cargo Volume to Seat 1
62.8 ft³ 65.9 ft³ -
Length, Overall
172 in 175.8 in -
Passenger Capacity
5 5 -
Rear Door Opening Height
N/A N/A -
Rear Door Opening Width
N/A N/A -

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